Grand Voyage Venice to Dubai

23 Night Cruise + Flights + 2 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-84668

from $... per person
Book by November 30, 2020

Package Inclusions

  • Low Deposit from $399*pp
  • 23 Night Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 2 BONUS Nights in Milan
  • BONUS Rail Journey Milan to Venice
  • BONUS Onboard Cabin Experience Upgrade
  • BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • Low Deposit from $399*pp
  • 23 Night cruise onboard MSC Opera from Venice to Dubai in an interior cabin
  • Economy flights to Milan returning from Dubai
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
Bonus Value
  • BONUS 2 Nights pre cruise accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Milan
  • BONUS Rail from Milan to Venice
  • BONUS Upgrade from Bella to Fantastica Experience onboard

Fantastica Experience includes: Choice of the best locations of cabin, 24hr room service, breakfast in your cabin daily, priority preferred dinner times + more!

  • BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Savings

General Sail Date Information

Set sail on Friday, October 22, 2021

 

 

*Surcharges may apply


Upgrade to a Outside Fantastica Cabin from only $699 per person
Upgrade to a Balcony Fantastica Cabin from only $1799 per person
Upgrade to a Suite Aurea Cabin from only $3999 per person
Add on a drinks package for $799 pp

Day 1: Venice, Italy

Today jump onboard MSC Opera and get ready to set sail to Dubai

Day 2: Koper, Slovenia

Welcome to the picturesque port town of Koper. The region is bolstered by Venetian Gothic architecture including palaces and castles, boasting unbelievable views of the coastline.

Day 3: Zadar, Croatia

Known for its Roman and Venetian influences, Zadar is the orange-roof, white-building, quintessential Croatian city you will fall in love with. Once here you will be able to explore beautiful churches and cathedrals dating back to the 8th century!

Day 4: Venice, Italy

You could start a discussion about Venice by praising its restaurants, wine bars, marble churches or blown glass. But you probably won’t. You’ll likely start with the fact that Venice is built on water. It is a place where people either float slowly down palace-lined man-made waterways or stroll down narrow alleyways. There’s no more of an extraordinary place to find yourself, or lose yourself.

Day 5: Split, Croatia

This Mediterranean city on the eastern shores of the Adriatic has a long and eventful history dating back to the awesome Diocletian’s Palace (circa 295 A.D.) in the centre of the city. Split offers cruise guests a wealth of exciting places to visit, from the majestic cathedral and marble streets in the centre of town to the harbour area with its cafe-filled promenades and views of coastal mountains.

Day 6: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 7: Athens, Greece

Welcome to Piraeus, the port city of Athens. It is the oldest city in Greece, a guaranteed highlight is the mystical Acropolis, perched high in the hills. Just because this city is vintage don’t think that you’ll be stuck in the past – it is juxtaposed against a modern city filled with shopping, restaurants, culture and beautiful art.

Day 8: Heraklion (Crete), Greece

Wander the atmospheric old alleys, marvel at the massive Venetian walls and explore The Palace of Knossós in this beautiful port city Heraklion - the capital of the Greek island of Crete.

Day 9: Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes is positioned off the coast of Turkey and blends history and beauty in to one. You are guaranteed to be in awe of the Grand Masters Palace and the old fortified city provides a great walk back in time.

Day 10: Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol – or Lemoses – is the second largest urban area in Cyprus, this is a bustling and vibrant city with plenty to offer. The compact centre snakes around an old castle, and is packed with boutiques, restaurants and bars.

Day 11 - 12: Suez Canal, Egypt (Transit)

The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean and Red Sea and was built by the Suez Canal Company back in 1869. It is one of the great innovations that has lasted into the modern world.

Day 13: Eilat, Israel

Welcome to Eilat, Isreal's resort town on the Red Sea. Eilat is home to some of the world's most spectacular coral reefs, so diving here is a must. If you're not up for a scuba dive, enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters on the numerous beaches and enjoy sitting back and spotting marine life, like dolphins. On the shore, adventure seekers can hike through spectacular desert scenery, and shoppers can enjoy a myriad of shopping destinations.

Day 14: Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba has been inhabited since 4000 B.C., located on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea. Filled with countless beach resorts, the area is popular for water sports and home to incredible reef structures for scuba divers.

Day 15 - 18: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 19: Salalah, Oman

Salalah is a vibrant and colourful place full of history and character. It's located in the Dhofar region of Oman, a region famous for its unique weather locally known as Khareef. This annual monsoon transforms the desert terrain into a lush, green landscape teeming with seasonal waterfalls.

Day 20 - 21: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 22: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to one of the most astounding destinations of luxury in the world, a visit to the Ferrari World Theme Park, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Emirates Palace are all must see experiences. A pleasure for both sight and senses can be achieved with lunch at Etihad Tower.

Day 23 - 24: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Dubai where you will be able to explore some of the most astounding man-made sites in the Northern Hemisphere. Check out The Palm, an island built in the shape indicative of its name, filled with opulent mansions and in close proximity to the Burj Al Arab Hotel. The Burj is a 7 star, unmatched experience built for the ultra wealthy elitists. The most well known building in Dubai is without a doubt the Burj Khalifa, extending 830 metres, seamlessly entering the stratosphere. Size and decadence seem to be the only two prerequisites in Dubai.

Grand and full of surprises, the MSC Opera offers 9 guest decks of luxury, entertainment, and panoramic views. With an enlarged space for delicious cuisine at restaurant and buffet areas, MSC Opera has recently included 319sq. metres of space reserved for music and dancing! Wonderful play areas for children, created through collaborations with LEGO® and Namco®, will have kids and the young at heart splashing about with exciting water features in the joyful Spray Park. Deck 6 offers Walk Through Shops, a whole area dedicated to indulgent shopping, while the Teatro dell’Opera is home to theatre and shows that will have you applauding and smiling with adoration. Work up a sweat at the fitness centre onboard and relax and rejuvenate at the recently expanded MCS Aurea Spa. MCS Opera is your luxurious haven at sea.

Comfortable and elegant staterooms designed with soft colour palettes, offer serenity when you’re ready to retire. Equipped with a plush Double bed that can be converted into 2 Singles, all air-conditioned staterooms include sleek bathrooms with showers and refreshing bath products. With a wardrobe, TV, telephone, Wi-Fi (for a fee), minibar and safe, MSC Opera’s staterooms range from 12 to 28sq. metres in size.

 

 

Travel based on Cruise Departure 22 October 2021

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.

Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.

Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.

Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.

Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.

Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.

Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.

Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.

All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit -a second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

  • Experience the city of Milan with a pre cruise stay
  • Transit the iconic Suez Canal
  • Enjoy an overnight stay onboard in Dubai
  • Bonus upgrade to Fantastica experience onboard for even more value

Highlights

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Opera
Departs: Venice, Italy
Countries Visited: Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece, Egypt

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